Brazilian Diplomats Cancel US Trip Over Snowden Leaks

Not happy about reports of NSA spying


Brazilian authorities have canceled a trip to Washington to prepare for President Dilma Rousseff's state visit next month, to protest allegations the U.S. spied on top officials in Latin America's largest economy.

Diplomats were scheduled to head to the U.S. on Sept. 7 to organize the first state visit by a Brazilian president in two decades, according to a government official who is close to Rousseff. The official, who asked not to be identified because the information isn't public, said he didn't know whether Rousseff would cancel her Oct. 23 White House meeting with President Barack Obama.